Nuno Cristino

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Diabetes mellitus can affect both the peripheral and the central nervous system. However, central deficits are documented less well than peripheral deficits. We therefore compared the course of development of neurophysiological changes in the central and peripheral nervous systems in streptozotocin-diabetic rats. Sciatic nerve conduction velocities and(More)
Although rarely, the usually benign, supratentorial, grade II astrocytic tumour pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma (PXA) may arise from the cerebellum. A review of the published cases of these PXAs is made including the author’s own case of a 40 years-old man with a right cerebellopontine angle tumour, which recurred after a gross total resection. The major(More)
Intracranial aneurysms are rare in the pediatric population, especially in infancy, representing less than 1% of all aneurysms. In this age group, they are more frequent at the carotid bifurcation and in the posterior circulation, with a greater number of giant aneurysms and spontaneous aneurysm thrombosis when compared with the adults. They are(More)
We report a case of meningitis due to Haemophilus influenzae serotype d strain in an infant. As far as we know, this is the first report of a serotype d strain, responsible for childhood invasive disease in Europe, demonstrating an emerging of H. influenzae non-b serotype, in the post-vaccination era.
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